The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 63 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 10 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 3.53% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 3.74% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Front-End Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
519 348 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.92% 94.57% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 372 266 238
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Watford region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 24 (96.00%) HTML
1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
1 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 16 (64.00%) Ajax
3 15 (60.00%) HTML5
4 14 (56.00%) CSS3
5 11 (44.00%) SEO
5 11 (44.00%) Retail
6 10 (40.00%) XHTML
7 9 (36.00%) W3C
7 9 (36.00%) Degree
7 9 (36.00%) Information Architecture
7 9 (36.00%) Semantic HTML
8 8 (32.00%) Node.js
8 8 (32.00%) Semantic Web
8 8 (32.00%) CMS
8 8 (32.00%) Java
9 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 7 (28.00%) Web Development
10 6 (24.00%) JSTL
10 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
10 6 (24.00%) JSP
11 5 (20.00%) jQuery
11 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
12 4 (16.00%) Subversion
12 4 (16.00%) JSON
12 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
12 4 (16.00%) Web Accessibility

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) Node.js
1 8 (32.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) RTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.00%) RTSP
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (44.00%) Retail
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
1 24 (96.00%) CSS
2 16 (64.00%) Ajax
3 15 (60.00%) HTML5
4 14 (56.00%) CSS3
5 10 (40.00%) XHTML
6 9 (36.00%) Semantic HTML
7 6 (24.00%) JSTL
7 6 (24.00%) JSP
8 5 (20.00%) jQuery
9 4 (16.00%) JSON
10 3 (12.00%) XML
11 1 (4.00%) .NET
11 1 (4.00%) GWT
11 1 (4.00%) Qt
11 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
11 1 (4.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) W3C
2 8 (32.00%) Semantic Web
3 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) SEO
2 9 (36.00%) Information Architecture
3 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (16.00%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Telerik
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe